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This image made from Egyptian State Television shows, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, gives a speech at the Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, June 8, 2014. El-Sissi’s inauguration Sunday comes less than a year after the 59-year-old career infantry officer ousted the country’s first freely elected president, the Islamist Mohammed Morsi, following days of mass protests by Egyptians demanding he step down. (AP Photo/Egyptian State Television)

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